The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Singha Corporation are jointly staging the ‘Singha Ultra-Trail Chiang Rai 2018’ as it returns for the second edition this year on 19-21 October in Chiang Rai.
This event focuses on jungle running and will have participants make their way through the jungle and for some, up Chiang Rai’s famous Doi Mae Salong mountain, with plenty of fresh air and abundant nature to enjoy. What better way to experience Thailand from a different angle, as the TAT is encouraging visitors to do with its Amazing Thailand’s ‘Open to the New Shades’ communication concept – to see the kingdom from new and existing angles.
‘Singha Ultra-Trail Chiang Rai 2018’s biggest challenge is the longest trail of 220 km that starts on 19 October at 06.00 Hrs. and which has a cut-off time of 60 hours. A 122 km run starts on 20 October at 06.00 Hrs. with a cut-off time of 36 hours, while a 66 km run also starts on the same day at 20,00 Hrs. and for which the cut-off time is 22 hours.
On 21 October a 38 km run starts at 06.00 Hrs. with a cut-off time of 10 hours, while the last race is a 20 km run starting the same day at 06.30 Hrs. with a cut-off time of six hours.
All races start and finish at Singha Park Chiang Rai. Runners will pass through many local places along their way and see the local lifestyle. The longest trail of 220/230 km rises to a mountain elevation of about 9,500 m.
Entry fees for the ‘Singha Ultra-Trail Chiang Rai 2018’ are 9,500 Baht for the 220/230 km run, 4,500 Baht for the 122 km run, 2,400 Baht for the 66 km run, 1,600 Baht for the 38 km run and 1,100 Baht for the 20 km run.
Registration is open from now until midnight on 31 August 2018, or until all places are reserved.
Participants will receive a race kit and for bib collection, baggage check and the pre-race briefing, this is on the day before the race (18 October) from 12.00 – 18.00 Hrs. – the pre-race briefing is from 17.00 – 18.00 Hrs. A shuttle service can be taken there from King Mengrai Monument in Chiang Rai city.
TAT Chiang Rai Office
Tel. +66 (0) 5371 7433; +66 (0) 5374 4674-5
For more information: http://www.tatnews.org